Relive the best catches of the group stage that are set to be contenders for Catch of the Tournament at the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023.
Chinelle Henry “plucks” one out of the air
The second game of the tournament saw Henry pull a blinder off her own bowling. England’s Sophia Dunkley whacked one down the ground with ferocious force but Henry plucked out her right hand to take a brilliant catch.
Eden Carson’s “absolutely brilliant” diving catch
New Zealand’s Carson took a sharp catch at point to dismiss Australia opener Beth Mooney for a duck. Mooney threw her arms at a Lea Tahuhu delivery that swerved away from her but wasn’t able to beat Carson, who dived right to complete a stunning take.
Sidra Amin’s ripping catch to dismiss Shafali Verma
Verma went downtown with the intent of depositing a Nashra Sandhu delivery into the stands. However, Amin positioned herself well at long-off and executed a brilliant take while keeping herself within the boundary line.
Smriti Mandhana's lovely catch at short third
West Indies batter Shemaine Campbelle pulled out a reverse sweep off Deepti Sharma and sought to beat India's inner circle. However, Mandhana was sharp at short third man and dived forward to take a clean catch. The ball dipped as it approached Mandhana, but the fielder kept her eyes on the ball to complete a very good catch.
Grace Harris' blinder
Harris helped Australia see the back of the dangerous Chamari Athapaththu with a stunner. Athapaththu's effort to hit a boundary down the track was intercepted by Harris who leapt to her right at mid-on and completed an excellent catch.